Lords Temporal

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The Lords Temporal are secular members of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament. The term is used to create a difference between these members — who are either life peers or hereditary peers. The House of Lords ended for good, but ninety-two peers during the 1999 reform of the House of Lords.[1][2]

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  1. Blackstone, William (January 1, 1836). Commentaries on the Laws of England. London: Clarendon Press at Oxford. p. 156. ISBN 978-1241049874.
  2. Cobbett, William (1803). Cobbett's Parliamentary history of England. From the Norman conquest, in 1066. To the year, 1803. London: T.C. Hansard. p. 135.